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Preschool Teacher Assistant (+Substitute Assistant) – Part-time

05.10.18 | Open Positions | by Nancy Bass

    2018-2019 School Year

    The Teacher Assistant supports the Teacher to provide a classroom atmosphere for creative learning that will meet the individual needs of three, four and five-year olds as they develop mentally, spiritually, emotionally, socially and physically. Essential to represent Christ and the Church with grace and hospitality, modeling Christian missional teachings and behaviors at all times. Works under the supervision and direction of the Teacher and the Preschool Director.

    Duties (not all-inclusive):
    • Assist with classroom activities and with care and instruction of the children
    • Assist in preparation of classroom materials and daily projects
    • Prepare and clean up after snacks and assist on the playground
    • Assist in preparation for scheduled Parent/Teacher Conferences and Events
    • Fulfill all obligations required by the DHS for ECE Teacher’s Assistants, including 16 hours of continuing education
    Education:

    High School diploma or equivalency required, and at least two ECE courses or the willingness to complete

    Experience:

    • Prior experience working with children in a school or daycare setting preferred
    • Biblically-based knowledge preferred
    • Computer experience helpful
    • Current CPR and First Aid Certification and Universal Precautions helpful (training provided)
    • High energy and creativity; flexibility; and respect confidentiality
    Term:

    August 20, 2018 through May 18, 2019

    Hours:

    Approximately 18 hours/week, depending on classroom assignment, with flexibility to attend staff meetings and other functions held outside the normal school day hours, including some evenings as needed

    Pay:

    $11.10 per hour

    Applicants must hold beliefs that are consistent with those of First Presbyterian Church

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    Application and background check required